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William Anderson Pile
Birth: Feb. 11, 1829
Death: Jul. 7, 1889

Civil War Union Brevet Major General, US Congressman, New Mexico Governor. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church when commissioned chaplain of the 1st Regiment, Missouri Light Artillery at the start of the Civil War. He was promoted Colonel of the 33rd Regiment, Missouri Infantry in December, 1862 and Brigadier General of US Volunteers in December, 1863. For meritorious service, he was brevetted Major General on April 9, 1865. In 1867, he was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress, serving until 1869, when appointed Governor of New Mexico, serving to 1870. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Pile (1785 - 1864)
  Comfort Evangeline Williams Pile (1788 - 1859)
 
 Sibling:
  William Anderson Pile (1829 - 1889)
  Sarah Elizabeth Pile McClain (1830 - 1907)*
 
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Burial:
Live Oak Memorial Park
Monrovia
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 27, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5896626
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- Louis M.
 Added: Feb. 21, 2012
I light a candle for William Anderson Pile ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Thank you sir!!!!!!!!!!!!
- karl anglin
 Added: Aug. 24, 2011
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